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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
Insights

Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Outcomes
Satellite photo of fires in Indonesia
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes
Aqueduct Water Risk Map
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

Green Climate Fund Opens for Business

  • Climate
  • Top Outcome: 2014
A herder in Mongolia
  • Climate
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

China Moves Toward Mandatory Corporate GHG Reporting

  • Energy
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Smog over Shanghai
  • Energy
  • Top Outcome: 2014

1.5 Million People in 3 Brazilian Cities Gain Access to Quality Transport

  • urban policy
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Bus rapid transit in Brazil
  • urban policy
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes
Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the NCE launch event
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

WRI Advances Progress on Sustainable Development Goals

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Water
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Meeting at UN headquarters. (New York, New York)
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Water
  • Top Outcome: 2014

27 Cities in Latin America & China Use New Protocol to Measure GHG Emissions

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

Global Forest Landscape Restoration Target Set, National Contributions Announced

  • forest restoration
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Planting in village of Minwhoho, Lekle, Cameroon
  • forest restoration
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Outcomes

Better Bus Systems & Car-free Days Improve Life in India’s Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Raahgiri Day in India
  • Urban Mobility
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • Top Outcome: 2014

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy

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